Being a Dog: A Tail of Mindfulness

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Product Details
Price
$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
8.7 X 11.3 X 0.5 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780063067912

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About the Author
Maria Gianferrari lives in Massachusetts with her scientist husband, artist daughter, and rescue pets, Becca the dog and Lucia the rat. She has written several books for Roaring Brook Press, including You and the Bowerbird, Bobcat Prowling, Hawk Rising, and Hello Goodbye Dog.

Pete Oswald is an LA-based artist, kid lit author/illustrator, and production designer. Pete is the illustrator of the Food Group series by Jory John and the Cranky series by Phuc Tran as well as many other picture books. When Pete is not working on books, he is helping to uplift many of the most successful animated franchises as a character designer, concept artist, and production designer. Pete lives in Los Angeles, California, with his wife and two sons.

Reviews

A cute mindfulness primer that will especially appeal to dog lovers. -- Kirkus Reviews

Mindfulness is not an easy concept to practice or teach at any age, but this book is a wonderfully accessible introduction to a challenging skill. -- School Library Journal (starred review)

This entertaining book will enable children to better understand and control their emotions. -- Booklist

Across the seasons and from wake-up to bedtime, a squat brown dog models a Zen mindset in this canine-centric call to just "be." -- Publishers Weekly